Although it almost took me three months to read Adrian Tchaikovsky’s first science fiction novel Children of Time, I cannot give it any other than the maximum rating because of its big ideas and final message. External factors in my life might have taken my attention away from the book more than I have intended,
With a husband who is an ICT Integrationist in Elementary School, it was bound to happen that any children of ours would be exposed to digital devices from very early on. And so our two year old toddler is already quite proficient in using her iPad Mini. We don’t really limit or reduce screen time,
While I was glued to our tv-screen last Tuesday, I felt sad, angry and helpless. Sad for the many victims and their family and friends, angry at what has happened and at the people who immediately used it for propaganda or blame. As my newsfeed flooded with articles about what happened in Zaventem and Maalbeek,
WARNING: For anyone who isn’t too keen on birth stories. It’s long, it’s detailed and there are no boobs involved. I reckon I should keep my massive breastfeeding failure for another time. In an attempt to keep the reading material as light as possible, I usually stick to one trauma per post.